This section looks at Aikido Ken Suburi or Aikido’s basic bokken techniques. Bokken are wooden swords primarily used for martial arts weapons training. Suburi Bokken – Heavy Bokuto For Swinging Practice. When doing suburi with bokken, you’re supposed to “freeze” your strike when it is aligned horizontaly with the mat (at least in Iwama ryu, I’ve.

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If you think that was arrogant and condescending, get on my bad side and find out how bad I can really be? Maybe I am, but at least, I have an answer that is reinforced by the teachings of more than one aikido teacher with over thirty years in aikido, and a couple of shihan, from various seminars and lessons. IMHO, if you swing a bokken with breathing exhaleit’ll help you. Last edited by Bruce Baker: Find More Posts by Hanna B. It’s exactly as same as shomenuchi. Find More Posts by Thalib.

Find More Posts by Larry Feldman. When doing suburi with bokken, you’re supposed to “freeze” your strike when it is aligned horizontaly with the mat at least in Iwama ryu, I’ve seen other styles that does the suburi differently. Find More Posts by akiy. I was always taught to squeeze with the last two fingers upon reaching the bottom of the sword cut.

Bokken suburi “problems” Quote: Soseikan, Worth IL Location: Atlanta School of Aikido Location: Patrik Eng Ta Kung boiken What is bokken suburi? Many times I notice that tension and posture problems are what cause the shaky kissaki. Check how your balance is set and whether your shoulders are relaxed at the of the cut. Obviously over muscling it using the wrong muscles or the right muscles in the wrong combination is no good, but you still need to use the muscles of your lower body, back, and forearms.


I bring it up again ’cause it’s a fundamental difference from the common thought was mine.

Bokken exercises – Traditional ken suburi

Don’t think about this whole the time. You have your own personality problems to deal with, I suggest you, at bkken, try to deal with them.

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You need more time Any exercise that strengthens your forearms will help. It is all technique.

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Bokken suburi “problems” IMHO, if you swing a bokken with breathing exhaleit’ll help you. Find More Posts by Kent Enfield.

Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today! Try this and get back to me. Find More Posts by Bruce Baker. Well, auburi you cast a fishing rod to send out the line so the hook will go into the water, do you cast it to the ground to go out into the water?

Here’s the short version. There is almost “no strength” involved in this process. Don’t grip it too tight.


I’m sure there are many things you can “do”, however I find the mind control aspect of it more workable. I had written a nicely detailed explanation of proper grip, te no uchi, and swinging mechanics, but aikiweb deemed to log me out, so it disappeared. You need to forget this problem for while and Further advices regarding Bokken, anyone? Find More Posts by Williamross Find More Posts by kung fu hamster. When I have to die by the sword, I will do so with bokkeb. Dan Dinowich DanD wrote: Anyhow, when I stop my bokken, it always “shakes” a little bit.

Do the same with the Bokken! Find More Posts by asiawide.

I know time will make me improve, but I want some hints anyway. There are a myriad of details here and they’re all important, so check with your sensei if you don’t know.

Boy, I am gonna get in trouble for that one. Barnegaat, NJ Join Date: If you step forward while swinging a bokken, back foot should move on and stop with your bokken. Either this, or maybe with those Popeye arms you need to get cuts to get the feeling of no strength, all technique?

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